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Jimmy Johnson's Memoir, SwaggerThe evening was winding to a close on March 21, 1994, only two months after the Dallas Cowboys had won a second straight Super Bowl in dominating fashion over the Buffalo Bills, when owner Jerry Jones swept into the lobby bar of Orlando’s Hyatt Grand Cypress and buttonholed two reporters from the Dallas Morning News. “Why don’t you guys sit down awhile,” Jones said to Rick Gosselin and Ed Werder, who were in town to report on the annual NFL owners conference. “You sure as hell don’t want to go to bed and miss the biggest story of the year.”Jones was tipsy, and he was fuming. Although his Cowboys were loaded with Hall of Famers in their prime and looked to be in the early…

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